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Poster: Spuzz Date: Oct 1, 2004 3:15pm
Forum: prelinger Subject: The sort of random alphabetical order...

Hey, all!

I don't know about the rest of you, but the "alphabetical order" problem, (where it's not even alphabetical) is producing some nice randomness of movie order. It makes people discover some films that they probably would miss if they just went alphabetical (and download that stupid monkey movie again).
I think it would be great if the archive had a 'random movie order' function, or a "random movie" button....

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Poster: Scott Bot Date: Oct 3, 2004 11:14pm
Forum: prelinger Subject: Re: The sort of random alphabetical order...

I think random order would be great. I should talk to the people who set up the filing system where I work (LOL).
One of our local libraries often will have a display of "out of eyeshot" books, items that are on the extreme top or bottom shelves that don't get seen much. I've picked up some great novels this way. Maybe we could have a section with little seen films.

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Poster: phican Date: Oct 2, 2004 4:22am
Forum: prelinger Subject: Re: The sort of random alphabetical order...

A random movie button would be great. From time to time I have wanted to see a lists in chronological order of filming date or duration in addition to the chronlogical order of posting.

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Poster: Steve Nordby Date: Oct 2, 2004 10:30pm
Forum: prelinger Subject: Re: The sort of random alphabetical order...

About 10 months ago I wrote a script that produced a listing by approximate production date from the one-page list. I would do a new one but there's no longer (that I can find) a one-page list and search results pages no longer show production dates for every film anyway.